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Old 02-11-2009, 05:34 PM
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Changing mirrors

i want to put roof lights and towing mirrors on my truck. I am going to have the lights installed proffesionally but was wondering if anyone has put on new mirrors them selves and if they think i can do it even though i have no experienc

my truck is the red chevy 2500hd in the fallowing link

http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=261001

any tips would be great to.
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Old 02-11-2009, 06:16 PM
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I put the larger towing mirrors on my F250. It was pretty simple. A plastic piece on the inside pops off and exposes the hardware that holds the mirror on. Its been a few years since I did it but it wasnt hard at all. Made a big difference when towing.
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Old 02-11-2009, 06:22 PM
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I've never done mirrors, but I've done cab lights on my '01 Sierra. I don't know what they get to put them on at a shop, but it is really easy if you buy the kit. I bought my lights at Cabelas for $50 and it came with all the wiring and wire connectors you need. All you have to do is drop the ceiling panel to do the wiring. Measure out the spacing on the roof drill a hole for the wire to go through and then screw on the lights. Good luck.
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Old 02-11-2009, 08:00 PM
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Changing the mirrors are easy. There are several brands/types available. If you have heated, &or power mirrors, the new mirrors will plug right in. Mirrors from the newest (07, 08, 09) bodystyle GM pick-ups will not fit.

You could do a search at dieselplace.com
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Old 02-11-2009, 08:08 PM
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thanks guys.

I am going to do the mirrors my self. they are not electronic so it will be very very simple i believe. I am not comfortable drilling holes into the top of my truck so i am going to leave that to the pro's so if something goes wrong i have someone to blame it on.
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Old 02-14-2009, 12:16 AM
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thanks guys.

I am going to do the mirrors my self. they are not electronic so it will be very very simple i believe. I am not comfortable drilling holes into the top of my truck so i am going to leave that to the pro's so if something goes wrong i have someone to blame it on.

Even if the pro's screw up?
You still will have holes in your cab roof & jacked up lights
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